sand shark

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sand shark

[′san ‚shark]
(vertebrate zoology)
Any of various shallow-water predatory elasmobranchs of the family Carchariidae. Also known as tiger shark.
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Presence of the sharp tooth sand shark, Odontaspis ferox (Odontaspididae), in the open waters of the Indian Ocean.